7.62 x 39
Since approximately 1990, the 7.62×39mm cartridge has seen some use for hunting game up to the size of whitetail deer. However, most people are familiar with this cartridge due to its use in the AK-47 and the SKS. This cartridge is used by militaries and civilians alike. 7.62×39mm ammunition functions well in temperatures ranging from −50 °C (−58 °F) to 50 °C (122 °F) making it useful in extremely cold polar or hot desert conditions. Firearms chambered for this round include the famous Kalashnikov AK-47, the Ruger Mini- 30 and the CZ-527 Carbine.
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